Future of Paul Allen’s sports holdings remains unclear

RENTON, Wash. — Paul Allen’s love was basketball, and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Allen’s ownership of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and NFL’s Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the […]

LSU Tigers’ Will Wade discussed improper benefits for recruit, transcript says

NEW YORK — Attorneys for the defendants in a federal criminal case involving pay-for-play schemes and other corruption in college basketball attempted on Tuesday to introduce into evidence wiretap recordings that, according to the attorneys, suggested LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and […]